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[movies]What Is Money? - Coronet Instructional Films
Following the journey of a five-dollar bill through many transactions, the film shows how money functions as a standard of value and future payment, a storehouse of value and a convenient medium of exchange.
Keywords: Economics
Downloads: 16,385 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Capitalism - Coronet Instructional Films
A group of teenagers on a high-school radio program discuss just what capitalism is, seizing onto the example of the butcher who supplies the weenies for their picnic. With Mickey Hugh (Ray Bennett); Franklyn Ferguson (John Howell). Educational Collaborator: James Harvey Dodd, Ph.D., Head, Department of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College, University of Virginia.
Keywords: Economics
Downloads: 13,401 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Round Trip: The USA in World Trade - World Today Inc. (The)
Workers discuss globalization half a century ago.
Keywords: Globalization; Economics
Downloads: 2,697 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Introduction to Foreign Trade - Coronet Instructional Films
Cold War-era treatise on globalization.
Keywords: Globalization; Economics
Downloads: 7,212 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Why Kill the Goose: The Profit System - Fotovox, Inc.
Sings the praises of the American profit system, arguing that profits, although much smaller than generally believed, make possible a continuing stream of technological advances and new and better products which contribute to the rising living standards. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War
Downloads: 4,390 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Story of Enterprise - Fotovox, Inc.
How a young couple parlays their frozen custard booth into a multimillion dollar business and constructs a parable of capitalist economics. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Arkansas.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War; Capitalism
Downloads: 14,400 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]What Is Business? - Coronet Instructional Films
Business produces Mother's pen, the bread on the breakfast table, and the pop-up toaster into which the bread goes.
Keywords: Economics; Free enterprise
Downloads: 6,478 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Secret of American Production, The - Fotovox, Inc.
Free-enterprise-oriented lecture on the successes of the American economic system. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War
Downloads: 2,769 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Egg and Us, The - Enos (Brandt) Associates
Convinces Americans of the strength of their economy and urges them to support their government and help pay off the national deby by purchasing U.S. Savings Bonds. Animation: Pelican Films. Original Story and Narration: John R. (?). Special Effects: Vicoart Inc. Music: Robert Velase(?). Creative Guidance: Martin E. Miller of the U.S. Treasury Department.
Keywords: Economics; Patriotism; Consumerism
Downloads: 4,689 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Your Thrift Habits - Coronet Instructional Films
Modern-day moral tale resembling Ben Franklin's autobiography.
Keywords: Social guidance; Morality; Economics
Downloads: 7,902 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Your Town: A Story of America - Audio Productions Inc.
Tribute to the strengths of the American system of free enterprise, funded by a large manufacturers' association. Young Jerry, who stops to observe a rowdy labor action at a local factory, is almost drawn into a brawl but for a policeman who takes him into "protective custody" and drives him home. There, Gramp explains how every man, woman and child in town has a stake in the factory's success, and convinces Jerry that modern capitalism isn't all bad.
Keywords: Free enterprise; Economics
Downloads: 7,723 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]In Our Hands, Part 2: What We Have - Wilding Picture Productions, Inc.
Strengths of the American free enterprise system and how it meets the needs of its citizens.
Keywords: Cold War; Economics
Downloads: 4,226 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]America's Distribution of Wealth - National Education Program
Demonstrates the widespread ownership of America's basic wealth and the equitable distribution of national income. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War
Downloads: 11,040 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]What Makes Us Tick - Sutherland (John) Productions
Cartoon promoting the stock market as the engine of America's prosperity.
Keywords: Economics; Investing; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 30,557 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Going Places - Sutherland (John) Productions, Inc.
Cold War cartoon defending the profit motive against anti-capitalist critics.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 33,497 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,662 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Look at Capitalism, A - Fotovox, Inc.
Economic lecture on the merits and workings of capitalism. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Cold War; Economics; Anti-communism
Downloads: 6,114 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Destination Earth - Sutherland (John) Productions
In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great.
Keywords: Economics; Oil industry; Advertising: Animation
Downloads: 146,513 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(24 reviews)
[movies]Why Play Leap Frog? - Sutherland (John) Productions, Inc.
Cold War-era cartoon aimed at convincing workers that increased productivity brings about greater purchasing power.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 22,965 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Mother Takes a Holiday (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the all-electric home emancipates women: a drama of how the women in the family manipulate their men to upgrade the laundry facilities.
Keywords: Gender roles; Appliances: Sales; Home economics: Laundry
Downloads: 11,185 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Round and Round (Widgets) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Highly simplified explanation of free-enterprise economics that fails to mention the idea of profit.
Keywords: Economics; Animation: Stop-motion; Animation: Puppet
Downloads: 13,947 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Mother Takes a Holiday (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
How the all-electric home emancipates women: a drama of how the women in the family manipulate their men to upgrade the laundry facilities.
Keywords: Gender roles; Appliances: Sales; Home economics: Laundry
Downloads: 14,568 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Financing the American Family - Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.
How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.
Keywords: Economics; Consumerism; Great Depression (1930s)
Downloads: 7,783 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Wonderful World of Wash 'n' Wear, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn.
Keywords: Materials: Synthetics; Home economics; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 19,936 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part I) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 15,742 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part II) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 10,846 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Time Savers for House Makers - Unknown
Screen ad for instant laundry starch.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Home economics: Laundry; Starch
Downloads: 628,446 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Ceiling on Your Home, A - Unknown
Economic factors affecting postwar deflation; an appeal to the public to assist in retail price control; difficulties World War II veterans faced in locating jobs and housing.
Keywords: World War II: Postwar issues; Houses and homes; Economics
Downloads: 3,704 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Deadline for Action (Part II) - United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
How left-wing labor unions engaged in political activism to combat corporate influence on the U.S. Congress in the years following World War II.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues; Economics
Downloads: 4,435 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Truth About Taxes, The - Unknown
Republican party campaign film on behalf of Wendell Willkie for U.S. president in the 1940 elections.
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Economics; Willkie, Wendell A
Downloads: 8,018 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Deadline for Action (Part I) - United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
How left-wing labor unions engaged in political activism to combat corporate influence on the U.S. Congress in the years following World War II.
Keywords: Labor: Activism; World War II: Postwar issues; Economics
Downloads: 5,168 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Odds and Ends (Hardcastle) (Part II)
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Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Economics; Materials: Plastics
Downloads: 1,293 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View (Part I)
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Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Economics; Shopping Centers
Downloads: 3,423 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View
Presumably a sponsored film commissioned by Montgomery Ward, but no further information is available since the title and end credits are missing. A recreation of a marketing class where the history of mass production is discussed as it relates to the department store industry (with a heavy focus on Montgomery Ward's history). 0648 PA8725 [Unidentified: American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View] 16 Koda print; no main title; 0:22:05
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Economics; Shopping Centers
Downloads: 3,276 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Odds and Ends (Hardcastle) (Part I)
0636 PA8485 Odds and Ends (Hardcastle)
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Economics; Materials: Plastics
Downloads: 2,189 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View (Part II)
Presumably a sponsored film commissioned by Montgomery Ward, but no further information is available since the title and end credits are missing. A recreation of a marketing class where the history of mass production is discussed as it relates to the department store industry (with a heavy focus on Montgomery Ward's history). Full version available at: http://www.archive.org/details/american_fashion_dept 0648 PA8725 Unidentified: American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production Vi...
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Economics; Shopping Centers
Downloads: 2,035
[movies]Opportunities Unlimited - Transfilm
Presented by LIFE and Fortune Magazines, an animated economic overview of the rise of the "middle income consumer." Directed by Steve Muffatti,animated by Ben Farish, Bill Hudson, Keith Robinson, and Howard Smith. Produced by Transfilm. 0661 PA8718 Opportunities Unlimited 16 Koda comp print;
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Economics; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 5,258 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Made In The Usa - Sound Masters, Inc.
Presented by the Committee on International Economic Policy, in cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, directed by Frank Donovan, shot by Don Malkames, edited by James Pozzi. Produced by Sound Masters, Inc.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: Government; Economics; International Trade
Downloads: 4,182 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Banks And Credits - Coronet Instructional Films
Coronet Instructional Films (a division of Esquire Inc.) presents Banks and Credit. Educational collaborator James Harvey Dodd, PhD., Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Mary Washington College at University of Virginia
Keywords: Motion Pictures: In Education; Occupations: Banking Industry; Economics; Finance
Downloads: 12,669 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
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